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Academics at Adelphi University

Our faculty members are leaders. They’re researchers, writers, artists and innovators who actively contribute to their fields. In class, they have one focus: you. We believe that access fuels success. If you have a question outside of class, walk into your professor’s office. If you want to know more about your major, just talk to the head of your department. A 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Hundreds of on-campus resources. We strive toward excellence and help you do the same. With many advanced, dual and joint degree programs and top-notch professors teaching in small classes, we offer you the knowledge you’ll need and the wisdom to know how best to apply it. Look deeper. Reach farther. Think bigger. Acquire the tools that drive academic experiences and lifelong careers.

Life at Adelphi University

Founded in 1896, Adelphi is a private university located in the New York. Today, Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York— just 37 kilometers from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities. More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

At your disposal: all the social resources of a traditional college campus combined with all the mind-expanding opportunities of a true metropolitan university. Write for the Delphian, a student run newspaper that captures the voice of Adelphi. Volunteer both on campus and off. take the lead in student government. explore the art and shops of Garden City or cross the river and spend an afternoon with friends in Central Park. At Adelphi, there is always a new experience waiting for you around the corner.

Adelphi creates a supportive environment for international students and it is easy to find ways to engage with the local community. This is a great chance to encounter new cultures and make a lot of new friends
- Steven, Vietnam


Every student has her or his own professional goals – that’s why we take a personalized approach to your career management. While attending a university on the doorsteps of New York City you have the opportunity to network, intern and work with some of the biggest companies in the global work place. With the help of our Career Accelerator program, a career preparation development program built specifically for international students, and recourses on campus; Adelphi University will help you develop professional skills and gain a strong understanding of how your knowledge, interests, motivations and personal experiences give you a unique advantage in today’s competitive job market.


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